PERSPECTIVES: “They Underestimated the Degree of Corruption”

Daniel O’Connell and Scott Peters chronicle the century-long effort by eight scholar-activists to push back against Big Ag in California. Says co-author O’Connell, “Starting with Paul Taylor, scholars had the idea that they would just present factual, scientific data and that would alter policy. But they underestimated the degree of corruption in the university and in society as a whole. So early on, they were pulled into the fight.” Read Nancy Matsumoto’s review (with interviews) published in Civil Eats.

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